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Oct 5, 2012 1:00am EDT
fraud strike forces are operating in nine locations nationwide -- miami, los angeles, detroit, houston, a brooklyn, baton rouge, tampa, chicago, and dallas. since the first strike force in 2007, the teams have charged 1500 defendants for falsely building -- billing medicare for $4.8 billion. those convicted received an average prison sentence of four years. in addition to disrupting health care fraud schemes and advancing prosecutions, we are working to return precious funds to the public coffers. since 2009, we have recovered $10.6 billion. over the same period, for every dollar spent on combating fraud, we have returned more than $7 to the united states treasury, the medicare trust fund, and others. however, as today's announcement proves, we are not yet satisfied. in the fight against fraud, we will never become complacent. we are taking the fight to a new level by expanding engagement with, state, local and tribal partners and streamlining federal investigations and prosecutions and by leveraging resources and expertise. in each of our strike force locations, we are moving
Oct 24, 2012 1:00am EDT
salazar from los angeles. do you think an annual military budget of $1 trillion is absolutely necessary to keep us safe? in a broader sense, what do you think should be the role worldwide of the united states military? two minutes, virgil goode. >> as i said, if i'm elected president i will balance the budget, and part of the cuts have to be in the department of defense. we cannot do as mitt romney and paul ryan suggest increase military funding by $2 trillion over the next decade. i support a strong defense. but we need to retrench rather than trying to be the policemen of the world. we have too many soldiers, too many troopers scattered around the world. our presence needs to be decreased around the world, not increased, and the united states should stop trying to be the overseer of the world. that will save us billions and billions of dollars. [applause] >> all right. governor johnson. >> we need to provide ourselves with a strong national defense. the operative word here is defense, not offense and not nation building. [applause] >> the biggest threat to our national security is the
Oct 31, 2012 1:00am EDT
distribution networks in united states, atlanta, dallas, los angeles -- who is doing that reporting here? so much attention is focused on what is happening in mexico, we are lamenting the strengths or weaknesses of reporting in mexico. the mexican reporters, especially the regional ones, were hardest hit. it is the once in these regional outlets like tijuana. they want to know who was telling the other side of the story and who is doing the money reporting, all these narco dollars. who is doing the story about money laundering? i do not know if i answered your question, but that is certainly a kind of push back there. who is telling the big story and the small story? >> let me bring in carrie lozano to the conversation. she is a documentary filmmaker and journalist who has done a lot of work. her film "underground" appeared at sundance. also she is an emerging expert on the question of collaborative reporting, journalists, between news organizations and citizens -- she works in the investigative reporting for uc berkley and has co-founded collaboration central. very basic question -
Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
los angeles exports goods around the world, u.s.c. constantly exporting brilliant and innovative ideas around the globe. u.s.c. has gloried past but also envisions a path into the future, faculty and students learn to innovate and improve and experiment and take risks to response to the new circumstances and challenges. in all fields, u.s.c. research has the respect of the world because u.s.c. never fails to bring the best minds together without cares for ideology or ways of the past. this is rightfully a proud institution and i am so proud to have you as my partner. [applause] i assume my chair at the governor downey state and policy, i cannot help but think of governor downey's vision and not only helping found this great university but also his vision as governor of the state of california. governor downey took on special interests way back in 1860's when they tried to monopolize the san francisco waterfront. he signed also against many of thinks fellow democrats when he placed california formally behind president lincoln in the union in the outbreak of the civil war. his appe
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